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Ex-Munster back-row James Coughlan named interim head coach of RC Toulon

By Benjamin Geary / October 27, 2021 /

Former Munster Back-row James Coughlan has been temporarily promoted from his current position of defence coach to head coach of the three time Champions Cup winning club. James Coughlan is set to take over from Toulon’s now former head coach Patrice Collazo on a temporary basis. Collazo’s dismissal comes after a poor start to Toulon’s…

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LISTEN – Paul O’Connell says career ending injury was a “blessing in disguise”

By Luke Liddy / April 30, 2018 /

Former Lions, Ireland and Munster captain Paul O’Connell says that playing out his career in the south of France with Toulon may have taken it’s toll on him physically had he not been forced to retire when he did. The Limerick man suffered what was to be a career ending hamstring injury in Ireland’s pool…

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Munster V RC Toulon (Champions Cup Quarter-Final)

By Emma Needham / March 31, 2018 / Comments Off on Munster V RC Toulon (Champions Cup Quarter-Final)

Munster will take on RC Toulon in the Champions Cup Quarter-Finals in Thomond Park.

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LISTEN: The Breakdown S02E17 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Luke Liddy / March 30, 2018 /

Johann van Graan has named as strong a side as could be expected for this Saturday’s clash with Toulon. We discuss the the Munster team announcement and what the province will need to do to overcome what’s their toughest test of the season. While Toulon have also named their side, we run through their star…

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WATCH – Captain Peter O’Mahony calling for best performance of the season in front of famous Thomond Park crowd

By Luke Liddy / March 30, 2018 /

Peter O’Mahony is no stranger to taking to the pitch against mega rich French clubs, he understands that any side with that many superstars in their team can hurt you on any given day. The captain says that his side must focus on themselves and on gearing up for their biggest performance of the season…

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WATCH – What Thomond Park means to Simon Zebo ahead of last European game at the venue

By Luke Liddy / March 30, 2018 /

Simon Zebo makes the move to Racing 92 this summer which means this Saturday’s visit of Toulon will be the full back’s last big European day at Thomond Park. The fan favourite has spoken to Sky Sports about what the ground and the crowd means to him as a Munster man. “For me it’s the…

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Key stars passed fit for Munster’s European clash with Toulon

By Luke Liddy / March 30, 2018 /

The Munster team has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan for the province’s record 17th Champions Cup quarter-final against French heavyweights Toulon at Thomond Park tomorrow. There are six changes to the side that beat Scarlets 19-7 in the Guinness PRO14 last Saturday. https://twitter.com/Munsterrugby/status/979674581320589312 Simon Zebo and Andrew Conway are both back from…

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WATCH – Johann van Graan on Toulon threat and Munster front row strength and depth

By Luke Liddy / March 30, 2018 /

Toulon will come into this weekend’s Champions Cup quarter final at Thomond Park with a swagger about them following their 49-0 demolition job on Clermont in the Top 14 last week. With a squad filled with highly paid superstars, the European giants have started to show signs that they are ready to reach the lofty…

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Munster v Toulon statistics ahead of Champions Cup quarter-final clash

By Jack Neville / March 29, 2018 /

A look at some of the key stastics ahead of the visit of European powerhouse Toulon to Thomond Park. This will be the fourth match between the clubs. Both won their home games in the 2010/11 pool stage while Toulon were victorious in the 2014 semi-final in Marseille. Please accept YouTube cookies to play this…

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WATCH – Peter O’Mahony on Munster preparation and Thomond Park crowd

By Jack Neville / March 29, 2018 /

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony is in the midst of the biggest preparation week of the season with Munster less than two weeks after claiming the Grand Slam with Ireland at Twickenham. The flanker says the side need to approach the week of preparation the same way that they would for any other. “You can’t go…

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